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How to make Tomato Ketchup - Tomato sauce in homemade style.

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This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tomato (टमाटर), Acetic acid

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Gravies, Sauces and Stocks

Tomato Ketchup
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Hindi: tamatar
Relish a salad platter of thinly sliced tomatoes, with chunks of mozzarella, a drizzle of olive oil, sliced black olives and basil leaves. Arrange in concentric circles on a nice white plate. The word relish is just perfect here. And not just salads, for all those rich and good-looking Indian preps, the very famous onion-tomato masala is a must! Then, there are soups, beverages (call for the Bloody Mary!), snacks and even desserts made of these plump red things. Even the green ones are in use today. Must say, terrific tomatoes!

For more recipes related to Tomato Ketchup checkout Makhni Gravy, Italian Tomato Sauce, Basic Makhni Gravy. You can also find more Gravies, Sauces and Stocks recipes like Green Chilli Sauce, Fish Stock, Lemon and Coriander Hummus, Chilli-garlic Peanut Dip.

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Tomato Ketchup
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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet and Sour

Ingredients for Tomato Ketchup Recipe

  • Tomato 2 kilograms

  • Acetic acid

  • Sugar 80 grams

  • Salt 10 grams

  • Acetic acid (glacial) 4 millilitres

  • Red chilli powder (deghi mirch) 1 gram

  • Ginger finely chopped 2 grams

  • Onion finely chopped 10 grams

  • Cloves 1 gram

  • Cinnamon broken 1 gram

  • Cumin seeds 1 gram

  • Black peppercorns 1 gram

  • Sodium benzoate 0.3 gram

Method

Step 1

Halve tomatoes, deseed and make a puree in a blender to get a yield of 1.2 kgs or else adjust the quantity of tomatoes used to make puree. Tie up cloves, cinnamon, green cardamoms, cumin seeds and peppercorns in a piece of muslin cloth to make a potli. Pour tomato puree into a deep pan.

Step 2

Place spice potli in it and cook on medium heat. Add finely chopped ginger and onion and continue cooking. Add one third of the sugar and stir. Add salt, red chilli powder and cook till the mixture reduces to one third of its original quantity.

Step 3

Add remaining sugar and continue to cook till water does not separate. To test pour a spoonful on a plate. If the water does not separate the right consistency has been reached. Mix sodium benzoate in a little water.

Step 4

Remove spice potli from the mixture, squeezing it to extract all the flavours. Strain the mixture through a strainer. Add acetic acid and sodium benzoate and mix well. Pour into dry and hot sterilized bottles taking care not to fill till the rim of the bottles.

Step 5

You can further pasteurize the filled bottles for thirty to thirty five minutes in hot water at 85°C to 88°C.

Also try out these recipes from Indian Cuisine like Cabbage Raita, Lauki Lajawaab, Gogi Rajma , Lehsuni Methi Parantha.

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